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Originally Posted by jens But GRUB has more functions(net connection, self-configurable, configurable at boot, ...) I like both though... Especially the fact it can be configured at boot is great... ...
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    Quote Originally Posted by jens
    But GRUB has more functions(net connection, self-configurable, configurable at boot, ...)
    I like both though...
    Especially the fact it can be configured at boot is great... The command line . That's what troubles me about lilo, I can't pass booting options to the bootloader .
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    I always used to use LILO.

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    Quote Originally Posted by borromini
    Zenwalk uses LILO, because that's the only bootloader capable of handling the spanking new Reiser4 .

    Edit: Am I the only pathetic type using LILO?
    Grub doesn't???

    If so, then I've fixed my problem

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nihilanth
    Quote Originally Posted by borromini
    Zenwalk uses LILO, because that's the only bootloader capable of handling the spanking new Reiser4 .

    Edit: Am I the only pathetic type using LILO?
    Grub doesn't???

    If so, then I've fixed my problem
    lol
    I used to have the same problem, it took me awhile before I found out that was GRUB related.

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    Does GRUB not support booting to reiser4 fs?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nihilanth
    Does GRUB not support booting to reiser4 fs?
    Not yet (In GRUB's defense, Reiser might have made it over-complicated).
    This is also one of the reasons why so few distros support it by default.

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    I use Gentoo, but I've got LILO.

    Mine is the same reason: syntax. A LILO config file is SO much easier for me to understand than GRUB is.

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    i prefer grub but i use booth .....lilo on scsi-raid systems grub on everything else
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    I really didn't know GRUB didn't support reiserFS 4.

    Correct me if I'm wrong but I'd assume most users would just stick to the first one they used (so long as it worked for them).

    I started linux with SuSE who use GRUB by default, so I've just stuck to GRUB
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    using grub on FC4, when i installed Slackware 10.1 it used Lilio by default, tried Ubuntu and it used Grub. so i guess i'm a more or less a Grub(by) man

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